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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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adj. - Of or relating to a priest in the Episcopal Church who superintends the missionary work of a district or his office.

Usage examples (19)
  • Hilda turned upon her a face which appeared still to glow with the stimulus of the archidiaconal function.
  • His lordship then presented them to his lady wife; the archdeacon first, with archidiaconal honours, and then the precentor with diminished parade.
  • Peculiars, with but one or two exceptions, had ceased to exist by 1850, and Ripon, once exempt from archidiaconal authority, is now itself an archdeaconry.
  • But spite of the archidiaconal hat and gaiters I knew the vicar when accidentally met on the platform of York Station, and his reply to one of my questions about the... for more
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